Utah Admin. Code R151-4-507 - Protective Orders

(1) Upon motion by a party or by the person from whom discovery is sought the presiding officer may make an order that justice requires to protect a party or person from annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, or undue burden or expense, including one or more of the following:
(a) that the discovery not be had;
(b) that the discovery may be had only on specified terms and conditions, including a designation of the time or place;
(c) that the discovery may be had only by a method of discovery other than that selected by the party seeking discovery;
(d) that certain matters not be discovered, or that the scope of the discovery be limited to certain matters;
(e) that discovery be conducted with no one present except persons designated by the presiding officer;
(f) that a deposition after being sealed be opened only by order of the presiding officer;
(g) that a trade secret or other confidential research, development, or commercial information not be disclosed or be disclosed only in a designated way; or
(h) that the parties simultaneously file specified documents or information enclosed in sealed envelopes to be opened as directed by the presiding officer.
(2) If the motion for a protective order is denied in whole or in part, the presiding officer may order that a party or person provide or permit discovery.


Utah Admin. Code R151-4-507
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2021-02, effective 1/8/2021 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2022-18, effective 9/7/2022

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